Resources from the Oak Ridge LMC

December 2013

December is...



National Read a New Book Month


Bingo Month


Write a Friend Month

Special Days...

December 4 Wear Brown Shoes Day


December 6. St. Nicks Day


December 7 Pearl Harbor Day


December 7 Letter Writing Day


December 13 Ice Cream Day


December 17 National Maple Syrup Day


December 18 Bake Cookies Day

Tech Resource of the Month: Bedtime Math

Bedtime Math's mission is to "To make the nightly math problem as common as the bedtime story." Very entertaining site that provides a daily math problem and videos.

Monarch Book of the Month...The Gingerbread Man is on the Loose!

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School, picture book trailer

Resources for Gingerbread Man is On the Loose

Websites for Further Enrichment:

This website has a ton of awesome interactive activities as well as cross-curricular

lesson ideas for teaching a gingerbread man themed unit:

http://www.littlegiraffes.com/gingerbread.html

This website is a Pinterest page that has hundreds of activities to incorporate

gingerbread man stories with. It can be found at:

http://pinterest.com/jnase1/gingerbread-man-activities-freebies-and-more/


Most of the information in this study guide was taken from the teacher’s guide

that was found on Laura Murray’s website. For more resources such as vocabulary words, activities, more recipes, and book discussions on The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School, it can be found at the following website:

http://www.lauramurraybooks.com/resources/teachers-guide.pdf

BATTLE of the BOOKS!